With Cork harbour enjoying one of the best spells of summer weather in years, hopes of a strong turnout were high, last Friday.  Unfortunately, yet another small fleet came to the line for the first of the weekend’s sailing events – Cove SC’s Friday Night...

Illes Pitiuses is over in Cowes again this week competing in the 2013 Coutts Quarter Ton Cup (click for website). Jason and Dom Losty have put together a crack team consisting of Gareth Dorgan, Hal Courtney, Richard Marshall, and Niall Kelly. We are hoping they...

Please note the following amendment/clarification to the sailing instructions: Section A4 Eligibility and Registration 3. Sports boats are not eligible for SCORA events. (ADD) For the avoidance of doubt Cove Sailing Club will permit "Sonar" make of boats to enter the race.   End of Amendment....

Very light winds forecast for tomorrows Cove@Home/SCORA Champs. In order to maximise the potential for multiple races for the SCORA Champs fleet we will split the competitors as follows: Class 3 & 4 (Cove@Home and SCORA Champs) will race with OD boat "Jay" (J24) using channel...

‘a boat is safe in harbour, but this is not the purpose of a boat’ (Paolo Cuehlo) Its an old saying.  But, Paolo Cuehlo is fond of re-quoting it for a reason.  It resonates.  It’s a metaphor for life, obviously.  Life is for living – don’t...

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="620"] Illes Pitiuses - Blackrock Race 2012[/caption] Illes Pitiuses will be the only Cove SC boat taking part in the years Sovereigns Cup which starts tomorrow and runs until Saturday. Fresh from their 2nd place in Class 3 at the ICRA National's a couple...

Prizegiving for this month will be in the Quays Bar, Cobh. We’ll head in to town after racing – hopefully about 9.30ish (hint, hint, whoever is OD’ing this week, please keep it timely) where a barbecue and usual refreshments will be available for purchase. Plus...

Our unpredictable summer weather must have given some Cove SC members pause for thought again this weekend and many boats must have been keeping a keen weather-watch in advance of Cove SC’s Friday Night League – Race 7.  Weather forecasting services were certainly predicting 25-30...

The breeze was not as strong as was predicted last Friday but it was undeniably warm and Cove SC crews enjoyed an almost balmy fifth race in this year’s Friday Night League.  Full ‘oilies’ and thermal layers have been the order of the day up...